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as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
  • It’s not an accident-that’s what I say. It’s part and parcel of the whole business. It’s all bound up together.

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  • The pieces of bread are moistened and bound together with eggs and a small amount of flour.
  • The glue binds the two layers together.

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as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
  • Armstrong said: "I thought he was following me…. Of course, he’d be bound to go slower than we did."
  • Blore said: "In that case we’re bound to come to one conclusion."

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  • But that was bound to come soon.

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  • She’s bound to get into a good college.
  • This joke is bound to make them laugh.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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